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  • We are Grateful for You!

    We are Grateful for You!

    Dear Athletes, As we look back on 2019, we can’t help but be overwhelmed with gratitude for all of you. I am so proud of all your hard work. I have seen you all progress through movement, new skills and stronger lifts. Thank you for trusting us with your health and fitness. Your coaches and owners appreciate all of you! As a person, I am looking for ways to get better. I love to learn from your experiences through conversations, relationships, books and professional conferences. As a business owner, my heart’s desire is to provide a safe place where you can get fitter and healthier in a loving and supportive environment. CJP has grown and our team has ....

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  • Topic of the Month - Focus on your Technique

    Topic of the Month - Focus on your Technique

    The first and most important component of beginning CrossFit is to follow our charter of mechanics, consistency, and then intensity. Keep reading on our Blog... Mechanics refers to technique—your ability to move properly through our core movements. For us, this means moving yourself and external objects in the most 𝗲𝗳𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁, 𝗲𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝗮𝗳𝗲 manner possible. As coaches, it is our duty to promote good technique at all costs, being strong doesn’t mean much if you can’t move well. The reason why weightlifting and powerlifting have such low injury rates compared to popular sports like football and soccer is because technique is such ....

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  • Meet Your Queen Of The Point for November 2019 - Kim Mitkus

    Meet Your Queen Of The Point for November 2019 - Kim Mitkus

    Queen of the Point - Kim Mitkus




    Our Queen is the lovely, Kim Mitkus! Kim is a hard-working lady that constantly trains with the mid-morning crew. In class, Kim is strategic with her gymnastic movements and loads on the barbell. She always shows up and modifies the workout adequately to accurately hit the stimulus suggested by the coach. Kim has a very strong squat and we often rally around her squats PRs. Even her wall balls are getting stronger even though the 9' mark seems so high for her, LOL. We are so proud and grateful Kim continues to choose CJP as her gym. Keep reading to lear more about her journey... What brought you to East Boston?
    My ....

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  • Meet Your King Of The Point for October 2019

    Meet Your King Of The Point for October 2019

    Your King of the Point for August is Andrew Richards
    . Andrew is an amazing athlete who has patriotically served our beautiful country. He is strong and knows how to push through workouts. We are proud to say we’ve helped him improve his overall gymnastic strength. Point your toes, Andrew! We just recently celebrated his first ring muscle up. Thank you for always showing up ready to laugh with a strong work ethic and attitude. Let’s get ready for Andrew’s workout! It’s going to be FUN! CONGRATULATIONS! Learn more about King Andrew below: What brought you to East Boston?
    I was brought to East Boston because of the T I take to get to school. Also I was looking for a ....

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  • Register For GetEastieFit Open Nights

    2019 GetEastieFit Open Nights The GetEastieFit Open Nights is our innovative way to make the CrossFit Games Open ( click here to learn more about the CrossFit Games Open ) more accessible and more fun for the entire community. We understand that there are many athletes (especially new CrossFiitters) who are tentative about signing up for the Open. In an effort to demystify the Open and encourage you all to participate, we are going to bring the Open to CrossFit Jeffries Point in the form of theGetEastieFit Open Nights. The Open Nights will consist of multiple teams, each of which will be led by one or two captains. The members of these teams will be performing the CrossFit Open ....

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  • Meet Your Queen of the Point for September 2019

    Meet Your Queen of the Point for September 2019

    Our Queen is the lovely, Monica Londono
    ! Monica has been with us for three years! She went from student life to a professional and has kept CJP a constant. Monica placed 2nd in this year’s Throwdown Intermediate division. We couldn’t be more grateful for the many ways she has trusted us. Thank you for always being the best version of you. CJP wouldn’t be the same without you! CONGRATULATIONS Monica!
    Learn more about Monica below: What brought you to East Boston?
    After trying different places I was looking for a more convenient location near where I currently live. What drew you to CrossFit?
    I had a friend who talked me into it. She used to talk to me about ....

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  • Meet Your King of the Point for August 2019

    Meet Your King of the Point for August 2019

    Our King is the awesome, Jason Modzelewski
    ! We all know him as JAY! Jay is a fierce, competitive athlete that shows up faithfully 5 times a week! Jay is a 10-time Tough Mudder Competitor, Spartan Race Athlete, Two-time Ragnarian and 2016 2nd Place Rx CJP Throwdown. We can always count on Jay to bring the a fun, strategic, and competitive spirit. We most enjoy when he train with his son and Theresa. Thank you Jay for choosing and trusting CJP with your fitness! CONGRATULATIONS Jay! Learn more about King Jay below:
    What brought you to East Boston?
    Well, I was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. After graduating MIT in 2000, I decided to stay in the Boston area and work in ....

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  • CJP Nutrition Coaching

    CJP Nutrition Coaching


    CJP Nutrition Coaching – Next Course begins July 31st!
    Hi athletes, Our next nutrition coaching program, Macros 101, will begin on July 31st. Through food journaling and tracking you will become aware of how food quality and quantity can affect your fitness goals and energy level. Investigative research and clinical trials have debunked many long held beliefs about what a healthy diet is. Come learn what methods will work best for you to sustain a lifetime of healthy eating. This course is for all athletes; those that are looking to take their training to a competitive level or those that simply want to lose body fat. Please email me to enroll or for more information! ....

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  • Registration is Open for the 2019 GetEastieFit Throwdown

    Registration is Open for the 2019 GetEastieFit Throwdown


    WE ARE HAPPY TO OPEN REGISTRATION FOR THE 2019 GETEASTIEFIT THROWDOWN!
    The GetEastieFit Throwdown is our celebration of all of your fitness accomplishments, new personal records and all the great moments from last year. It is also the anniversary of the company which was founded September 2013. Registration information:
    Like always, we want to encourage all athletes to participate. For 2019, we have a twist. This year it will be a Partner Competition, same gender partners. Start looking for your partner now! We will have three categories for you to choose according to your strength and skill level. Just follow the standards provided to choose your category. At least one of the athletes ....

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  • Meet Your Queen of the Point for July 2019

    Meet Your Queen of the Point for July 2019

    The Queen of the Point is Celeste Calkins
    . Celeste is an amazing woman and truly inspires us all. She is a busy nurse, ultra marathoner, and new Mom to the custest Baby Bodhi. We are proud we trained together before and through a healthy pregnancy. We continue to strategically strengthen and condition in her postpartum journey. Recently, Celeste led the CJP Endurance Team through Ragnar’s hardest leg with a race total of 26.4 mileage. We are humbled she continues to choose CJP as her gym through all the seasons of life. CONGRATULATIONS Celeste!
    Learn more about Celeste below: What brought you to East Boston?
    My husband bought a house here in 2011 and I moved in with ....

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